Scammony Resin 60-70%

Latin Name: Convolvulus Scammonia

English Name: Scammony

Hindi Name:  Satmoniya

The active principle ingrediant of scammonu is the glucoside scammonin or jalaphin, which is also known as scammonoae resina.The resin is being extracted by solvent with the subsequent removal of the solvent and Drying of residue in hot chamber.

Like certain other resins, scammony is inert until it has passed from the stomach into the duodenum, where it meets the bile, a chemical reaction occurring between it and the taurocholate and glycocholate of sodium, whereby it is converted into a powerful purgative.


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